Danny Boyle

You don't realize it, but often people are frightened of the director.Danny Boyle

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Although computer chips now are thinner, they're more powerful, they're not as reliable. You'd harvest computer chips from the 1980s from all around the world because they're reliable.Danny Boyle

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I love huge movies. Not sure I am the guy to make them, but you can rely on me being there watching them.Danny Boyle

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I've always wanted to do a space movie.Danny Boyle

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I was brought up a very strict Catholic and I don't practice anymore or anything.Danny Boyle

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My dad was a labourer and my mum had exactly the same job as Noel Gallagher's mum - she was a dinner lady at our local school. Everyone comes over from Ireland and they get the same jobs.Danny Boyle

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I like films that have a kind of vivacity about them.Danny Boyle

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I am a sci-fi fan.Danny Boyle

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I trained in the theatre.Danny Boyle

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You know what actors are like; they moisturize every night. They're frozen in time.Danny Boyle

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I love watching the Bond movies obviously and I grew up reading the books as a kid. I've always loved them because of that.Danny Boyle

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The extraordinary thing about India is that it's such a family place. It's full of families everywhere.Danny Boyle

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People say you never remember anybody who dies in movies, and it's true, you don't. You don't even remember people who disappear.Danny Boyle

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As soon as you think you can do whatever you want and you have whatever great professional in the world waiting to work with you, then you are sunk.Danny Boyle

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The problem with being British... I don't know if it's me being British or being raised a strict Catholic, but you never really enjoy success.Danny Boyle

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I always think, when there's stuff that people don't like, I always say that if I have another success, I'll enjoy it more, but you don't really.Danny Boyle

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That survival instinct, that will to live, that need to get back to life again, is more powerful than any consideration of taste, decency, politeness, manners, civility. Anything. It's such a powerful force.Danny Boyle

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It's a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.Danny Boyle

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It's not so much what you learn about Mumbai, it's what you learn about yourself, really. It's a funny old hippie thing, but it's true as well. You find out a lot about yourself and your tolerance, and about your inclusiveness.Danny Boyle

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To be a film-maker, you have to lead. You have to be psychotic in your desire to do something. People always like the easy route. You have to push very hard to get something unusual, something different.Danny Boyle

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Celluloid will be the next decade's black and white.Danny Boyle

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I've never done a film before where every single person in the audience knows the ending. I mean suspense, twists are almost impossible these days. People are blogging your endings from their cinema seats.Danny Boyle

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I love that sense of change that you'd get in pop music every three minutes, every four minutes.Danny Boyle

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I want people to leave the cinema feeling that something's been confirmed for them about life.Danny Boyle

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I mean suspense, twists are almost impossible these days.Danny Boyle

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I don't want to make pompous, serious films; I like films that have a kind of vivacity about them.Danny Boyle

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A lot of film directors are quite scared of actors. They are a bit of a nightmare sometimes, but I like them. It looks like cunning, but you try to get extra things from them all the time, by stealth, by making them feel confident, so they trust you and you can push a bit.Danny Boyle

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For us, destiny always feels... if you obey, it's almost a passive thing.Danny Boyle

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Always changing genres, making very different films is a good idea. It's a way of making yourself feel vulnerable again, getting back to that innocence. As is working within a circumspect budget.Danny Boyle

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Although I behave in a quite reserved way in my personal life, give me a stage and I'll be as flamboyant as I can.Danny Boyle

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